[Mailman-Developers] (no subject)

etoffi@softhome.net etoffi@softhome.net
Thu, 21 Jun 2001 05:33:36 GMT

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J C Lawrence writes:

> On Wed, 20 Jun 2001 08:20:03 -0700 
> Aluo Nowu <etoffi@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:


> Message numbers are the relatively uninteresting case as they are an
> arbitrary value that Mailman may not (usually doesn't) actually know
> at the time of broadcast, and which further, doesn't actually apply
> or necessarily exist for those using external archivers.

so mailman does _no_ storage of messages after they are sent?
if so, i applaud task separation.

> Message-IDs would be a better and more guaranteed portable route and
> in the general case don't need to be embedded as you can already
> find them in the bounce.

given that mailman does _not_ hold onto messages, a separate
program/component/thingydoodle would be the best way to go, or modifing the
code directly?  

maybe a separate, "virtual" list?

ps: i'm quite sure i should start looking at the code now.

> -- 
> J C Lawrence                                       claw@kanga.nu
> ---------(*)                          http://www.kanga.nu/~claw/
> The pressure to survive and rhetoric may make strange bedfellows

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